|Scientific Name:||Monodelphis kunsi|
|Species Authority:||Pine, 1975|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Least Concern ver 3.1|
|Assessor(s):||Solari, S., de la Sancha, N. & Vilela, J.|
|Reviewer(s):||Flores, D. & Chiozza, F.|
This species is listed as Least Concern in because of its wide distribution, presumed large population, occurrence in a number of protected areas, tolerance to some degree of habitat modification, and because it is unlikely to be declining at nearly the rate required to qualify for listing in a threatened category. However, this species is known from few specimens in Paraguay and Argentina.
|Range Description:||This species is known from Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay and northern Argentina (Gardner 2007). This species is found from lowlands up to 1,500 m.|
Native:Argentina; Bolivia, Plurinational States of; Brazil; Paraguay
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|Population:||This species is estimated to be widespread with locally low densities.|
|Habitat and Ecology:||This species seems to prefer moderately disturbed habitats (Anderson 1982). It is found in a variety of habitats, including forest and cerrado. There are no information available on habits, behaviour, food or reproduction (Anderson 1997).|
|Major Threat(s):||There are no major threats to this species. However, there is local habitat destruction which might be reducing some populations.|
|Conservation Actions:||This species is found in many protected areas.|
Anderson, S. 1982. Monodelphis kunsi. Mammalian Species 190: 1-3.
Anderson, S. 1997. Mammals of Bolivia: Taxonomy and distribution. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 231: 1–652.
Gardner, A. L. 2007. Order Didelphimorphia. In: A. L. Gardner (ed.), Mammals of South America, pp. 669. University of Chicago Press, Chicago, USA.
IUCN. 2011. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (ver. 2011.2). Available at: http://www.iucnredlist.org. (Accessed: 10 November 2011).
|Citation:||Solari, S., de la Sancha, N. & Vilela, J. 2011. Monodelphis kunsi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 30 May 2015.|
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